Artist Joe Boske and cartoonist Tom Mathews

Joe Boske is an artist best-known for arts festival and theatre posters, records and CD covers, who has had numerous exhibitions in Ireland, England a(...)

 French ambassador Jean Pierre Thébault. The ambassador thanked Galway and the west of Ireland for their support following the Charlie Hebdo attacks after receiving a book of condolences.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The French ambassador to Ireland, Jean-Pierre Thébault, has paid tribute to the people of Galway and the west of Ireland for their “solidarity” after(...)

Seamus Heaney: teamed up with Des Kavanagh as a boarder at St Columb’s College

Louis MacNeice on Nimmo’s pier head, Moya Cannon on the banks of the Corrib, Mairtín Ó Direáín east of Arainn ... wherever you walk in Galway, (...)

A detail from Cartoonist, City, Winter by Una Sealy

The Royal Hibernian Academy was founded in 1823 and it has experienced some tricky moments in its subsequent history. On occasion, its very survival h(...)